Melissa received her undergraduate degree from East Carolina University, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics. She then went on to complete her Dietetic Internship from Sodexo (Philadelphia/New Jersey region), and her Master’s of Science in Clinical Nutrition from Rutgers University. Melissa has been providing Medical Nutrition Therapy for the past 14 years and has been part of the Metabolic and Weight Loss Surgery Institute for the past 2 years. She specializes in nutrition therapy for surgical and non-surgical weight loss, chronic disease management, and general healthful eating. She is passionate about living a healthy lifestyle and strives to teach all of her patients the tools for optimized nutrition and successfully achieving their goals.